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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish montón.

NounEdit

monton (plural montons)

  1. (mining) a heap of ore; a mass undergoing the process of amalgamation
  2. (mining, historical) a Mexican unit of weight for ore, varying from 1,800 to 3,200 Spanish pounds

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for monton in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


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monton

  1. accusative singular of monto